Heat Advisory

Effective: September 13, 2021

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning 
for September 13, 2021.

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for September 13th. Daytime highs are expected to be up to 117 degrees Fahrenheit.


2021 Interactive Heat Relief Map


Here's what you can do

  • Donate bottled water, snacks, sun protection aids like hats, sunscreen, sunglasses, and lightweight clothing at collection sites.
  • Seek hydration and refuge at a regional Heat Relief Network location found at the interactive map listed in the link below.
  • Educate yourself, friends, and neighbors about the dangers of extreme heat.

Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

  • Increase fluid intake regardless of activity level. Staying hydrated is extremely important.
  • Limit exercise or outdoor activity between the hours of 11am and 3pm.
  • When outdoors, wear a sunscreen with a minimum SPF 15 and re-apply often. Wear a hat, lightweight clothing and sunglasses.
  • Rest frequently in shady or cool areas to give the body's temperature a chance to recover and cool down.
  • Limit strenuous outdoor activities, take breaks in the shade, and stay hydrated.
  • Never leave infants, children or pets inside a parked vehicle.
  • Respectfully check on elderly neighbors to make sure their air conditioning is working and in use.
  • Take advantage of free air-conditioning by visiting locations like shopping malls, the library or other heat refuge locations provided on the map.

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